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What are the different types of ballroom dancing?

Why choose ballroom dancing?

  • A celebrated style of dance, Ballroom is a great choice for those wishing to increase their fitness level, while bringing some sophistication and grace into their lives. With its distinctive flowing motions, Ballroom dancing is a favourite for all age groups.

What is the frame in ballroom dancing?

  • The frame is a key element used by both partners to create the upper body shape in ballroom dancing. In the Latin, Rhythm and Smooth dances the frame is slightly further away from the partner but moves dynamically at all times. In the Ballroom dances, the frame holds the partner with elevated arms and open chest.

What muscles do you need to strengthen for ballroom dancing?

  • The legs are the dancer’s main action tools so when these are strong you have more power and better leg action potential in your dancing. As I’ve written about in a previous post, ballroom dancing is based on walking actions, so you need to strengthen the muscles used for walking. These include the following:

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